Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Pitsford ringing

A ringing session was conducted around the feed station at the end of the old Scaldwell road yesterday evening and this morning. A fairly modest couple of sessions produced a total of 60 birds trapped and released, 38 of which were new birds including:
15 Tree Sparrows
6 Blackcap
6 Long-tailed Tits
2 Reed Buntings
2 Blue Tits
1 Goldfinch
1 Robin
1 Great Tit
1 Wren
1 Chiff Chaff
1 Blackbird

In addition to the ringed birds 2 Ruff were in attendance on the draw down as well as a solitary Snipe.

    Regards,

                 Neil H.
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